| Jul 22, 2014
| 5:00 PM
The decision by a small coastal city in Maine to ban the export of crude oil from its harbor brought threats of lawsuits from the oil industry Tuesday and put South Portland on the front lines of a battle over development of Canada’s huge and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Using powerful sonic blasts to search for offshore energy resources in ocean waters off Virginia and surrounding states has won formal approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.
The decision means BOEM can begin granting permits to...
| Jul 25, 2014
The cost of gasoline continues to slide even as the price of crude oil shows increased volatility, and Thursday marked the 26th consecutive day of lower prices at the pump, according to the AAA Daily Fuel Gauge Report. Some daily......
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:29 PM
A week before the July 4 holiday, a gallon of regular gasoline in the Chicago area costs an average of $4.02, according to AAA Chicago -- about a nickel less than a week ago.
In the past two weeks, gasoline prices have declined, said Patrick DeHaan, a...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:32 PM
California's latest move to combat global warming will either siphon dollars from motorists' wallets or save them big money on their gasoline bills.
Those are the starkly different predictions being bandied about the Capitol by critics and fans of the...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:49 PM
The massive $1.26 billion project to replace the ailing Gerald Desmond Bridge in Long Beach will be delayed at least a year, port officials announced.
Originally expected to open by the end of 2016, port officials say the bridge that will rise over...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:37 PM
A year after rail tanker cars carrying crude oil in Canada exploded and killed 47 people, California is stepping up efforts to prevent a similar disaster on tracks crisscrossing the state.
In recent weeks, the state began pumping more money into a new...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 5:00 AM
California's landmark climate change law, AB 32, has created a promising cap-and-trade program for greenhouse gases that has put the state on track to meet its emissions goals for 2020, kick-started the state's green technology industry and generated...
| May 15, 2014
| 4:58 AM
A 20-inch pipeline ruptured in Atwater Village early Thursday, spewing more than 50,000 gallons of crude oil over an approximately half-square-mile area, authorities said.
In some places, the oil was knee-high, affecting several businesses near the line...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:55 PM
With domestic oil and gas production on the rise, net U.S. energy imports plunged last year to its lowest level in two decades, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
Advances in technologies such as hydraulic fracturing drove net...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 12:02 PM
Barack Obama threatened U.S. military strikes in Iraq on Thursday against Sunni Islamist militants who have surged out of the north to menace Baghdad and want to establish their own state in Iraq and Syria.
Iraqi Kurdish forces took advantage of the...